The topic of choice this week is “What Reading Teaches Me as a Writer/Reviewer”. This being a blog post, the value of brevity immediately comes to mind. Therefore, I present this week’s topic as a handy, dandy Top 5 List.
5. Friends with Layers. Supporting characters should be more than background. The best books have a memorable B-Team. Examples: Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban, Dead as a Doornail, Marked
4. Location! Location! Location! A good story can be epic with a bit of set dressing. Interesting locales Continue reading “YA Indie Carnival: What Reading Teaches Me as a Writer”